Evid Based Nurs 4:54 doi:10.1136/ebn.4.2.54
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Intensive geriatric rehabilitation reduced hospital stay and time to independent living in hip fracture patients with mild to moderate dementia

Table 1

Length of hospital stay (d) according to Mini Mental State Examination Score

Intervention group Control group
Score N Median stay (range) N Median stay (range) p Value
18–23 (mild dementia) 35 29 (16 to 138) 42 46 (10 to 365) 0.002
12–17 (moderate dementia) 24 47 (10 to 365) 12 147 (18 to 365) 0.042

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